General practitioner Learning and development

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Career support for GPs

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BMA leadership and management programme

Clinical management and leadership are an increasing part of all senior roles within the NHS. We understand that those undertaking these roles require support and development to fulfil their potential as leaders and managers.

We offer three courses, at different levels, designed to offer a practical introduction to leadership and management skills. These courses focus on actual NHS examples, offering you an opportunity to test, develop and enhance your skills through practical exercises.

Find out more, see dates available and book your place today


GP employment law courses

Keeping track of employment legislation, best practice and other human resource issues can be a headache.

It is impossible to be an expert on all the issues but it is important to understand the principles of employment legislation, to ensure good working environments and avoid facing a legal challenge.

The BMA is right behind you to give expert advice and support, with this series of courses designed to help you develop skills in the practical management of people issues.

These courses are suitable for GPs and practice managers, covering the basics and also specific situations that can happen in practice management:

  • Introduction to employment law and contracts
  • Managing absence, performance and conduct issues
  • Managing difficult people and situations

See upcoming courses and book your place today



As a BMA member you can participate in our free, live webinars. These popular interactive teaching sessions are delivered to you via a live stream, wherever you are, by our careers experts, on a variety of topics.

Missed a webinar? Or want to watch again?

Our most popular webinars are available for BMA members to watch again and again, after their original broadcast date. All the resources from the webinars are available to download as well, so you don't miss a thing. 

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Learning and development e-learning modules

Our comprehensive e-learning modules are available exclusively to BMA members.

Take a look at our insightful and practical modules for consultants, that will help you get ahead in your career:


BMA Library

Learn on the go and let the BMA library be your search engine. Our invaluable services can help you move forward with your career.

Being a BMA members means you can:

  • Utilise our reading room facilities
  • Search and download our full database of ebooks and full text journals
  • Access Medline, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week plus use the dedicated support helpline
  • Access the library catalogue, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Find out what the BMA Library can do for you and your career